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VA RIN: 2900-AR19 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 Implementation 

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends its regulations under the Privacy Act. The revisions would clarify and update the language of procedural requirements pertaining to the inclusion of Social Security account numbers (SSNs) on documents that the Department sends by mail. These revisions are necessary to implement the Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017, which restricts the inclusion of SSNs on documents sent by mail by the Federal Government.

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs(VA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 38 CFR 1.575   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 115-59, sec. 2   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
NPRM  Statutory  5 years after the enaction of Pub. L. 115-59 (9/15/2017)  09/15/2022 

Overall Description of Deadline: 5 years after the enaction of Pub. L. 115-59 (9/15/2017)

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/06/2021  86 FR 55547   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/06/2021 
Final Action  07/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
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RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Amy Rose
Program Analyst
Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20420
Phone:202 632-7497